MMA Odds and Ends for Friday: UFC on FOX 7 Weigh-in Results

Ben Henderson The UFC on FOX 7 weigh-ins today took place in San Jose, CA, and all 24 competitors made weight for the fights. Below are the weigh-in results for each of the bouts, along with some quick thoughts about how each of the fighters looked on the scale. Main card (FOX) UFC lightweight title bout: Benson Henderson (155) vs. Gilbert Melendez (154) Heavyweight bout: Daniel Cormier (235) vs. Frank Mir (257) Lightweight bout: Nate Diaz (156) vs. Josh Thomson (155) Welterweight bout: Jordan Mein (170) vs. Matt Brown (171) Preliminary Card (FX) Featherweight bout: Chad Mendes (146) vs. Darren Elkins (145) Middleweight bout: Francis Carmont (186) vs. Lorenz Larkin (186) Lightweight bout: Myles Jury (156) vs. Ramsey Nijem (156) Flyweight bout: Joseph Benavidez (125) vs. Darren Uyenoyama (125) Lightweight bout: Tim Means vs. Jorge Masvidal (136) Bantamweight bout: TJ Dillashaw (136) vs. Hugo Viana (135) Preliminary Card (Facebook) Lightweight bout: Roger Bowling (156) vs. Anthony Njokuani (155) Middleweight bout: Yoel Romero (185) vs. Clifford Starks (185.5) Adam’s thoughts on each fighters:

  • Benson Henderson was in peak condition as he always is, weighing in at 155 pounds.
  • Gilbert Melendez was in phenomenal shape, weighing in at 154 pounds.
  • Frank Mir looked absolutely gigantic on the scale and appears to be in the best shape he has been in a while.
  • Daniel Cormier looked pudgy, but don’t let his physique fool you.
  • Nate Diaz struggled to make the 156-pound non-title lightweight limit. Look for him to fight at 170 pounds his next time out.
  • Josh Thomson was ripped in his first UFC weigh-in in nearly a decade.
  • Matt Brown looked like he does at every weigh-in, which is solid.
  • Jordan Mein looked great at his second UFC weigh-in and appeared bigger than Brown.
  • Chad Mendes looked amazing at 145 yet again.
  • Darren Elkins looked solid as usual at 145 and appeared to be bigger than Mendes.
  • Francis Carmont was ripped and looked huge at the weighs, much bigger and taller than Larkin.
  • Lorenz Larkin looked in fantastic shape in his second fight at 185.
  • Ramsey Njiem looked solid once again at 155.
  • Myles Jury looked great and appeared to have a slight height advantage over Nijem
  • Joseph Benavidez appeared to be in peak physical condition.
  • Darren Uyenoyama looked good at 125 and appeared bigger than Benavidez.
  • Tm Means looked like he cut a lot of weight for this fight, however he appeared to be much talller than his opponent.
  • Jorge Masvidal looked solid as usual.
  • TJ Dillashaw, as always, looked shredded.
  • Hugo Viana looked good in his second fight at 135 pounds.
  • Anthony Njokuani looked decent, and seemed a little bit taller than his opponent.
  • Roger Bowling is making his 155-pound debut in his UFC debut tomorrow night. He looked extremely solid on the scale.
  • Clifford Starks looked strong once again at 185 pounds, although he looked to be a bit smaller than his opponent
  • Yoel Romero is making his 185-pound debut as well as his UFC debut tomorrow night and he looked very physically impressive on the scales. However, it remains to see how that translates to how he performs in the cage.

Written by Adam Martin.

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